There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon by train, bus, night bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham International to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Swindon

$74 - $117

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Birmingham Airport to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens S6

$40 - $51

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham International to Oxford
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street S6

$48 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon 75.4 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take a town car from Birmingham Airport to Swindon 75.4 miles

$160 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Airport and arriving at Swindon, Spring Gardens via Gloucester Green Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Birmingham International and arriving at Swindon via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Swindon is 62 miles. The road distance is 75.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs £55 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon, including transfers.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Airport station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham International station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Swindon, Spring Gardens station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon.
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  • Distance: 62.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Birmingham Airport (BHX), England and Swindon, England?

You can take a train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Swindon via Reading in around 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham International to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Swindon
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Birmingham Airport to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham Airport to Swindon
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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